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How stimulus funding can support evidence-based improvements to the well-being of the ECE workforce.
To prevent permanent job loss and damage to a field dominated by women of color, contracts should be designed creatively and with a focus on equity.
Initial estimates from the administration suggest its proposal for paid leave will cost about $225 billion over 10 years. This is much lower than previous estimates of the FAMILY Act.
More adults age 65 and older left the labor force in 2020 than in any year since the US began tracking such information in 1948.
The vast scope of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for a comprehensive national paid leave benefit.
Without efforts to stabilize the child care field and to address the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, we risk permanent job loss.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown people respond differently to a health shock. For workers experiencing extended hardship, return to work services are vital.
Low wages, wage theft, and unstable employment leave freelance arts workers in precarious conditions.
Nurse gets a COVID-19 vaccine
Black, Native American, and Hispanic/Latinx workers are more likely to work in person and in close proximity to others, putting them at greater risk of contracting COVID-19.
When the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ends on December 31, millions of Americans will be faced with the dilemma of losing a paycheck or going to work while sick.

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